Doug's Reviews > The Black Death: Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe
The Black Death: Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe
May 16, 2010
Not that it wasn't a well researched and thorough book, and not that he didn't make a good argument for the centrality of The Black Death as a turning point in Mediterranean history...still the best thing about it was the cover. Interminable statistics, prosaic writing, and some repetitiveness made it a pleasure to finish. If one were a medievalist working on The Black Death, one would want to read this book. No one else should bother.
Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Black Death.Sign In »